C.E.D. Celebrates Successful 2019 Fall Ball Technology Summit

Over 200 dealers across the Midwest attended one of the three events in October for new technology demos, education sessions, prizes, food, and fun.

Northbrook, IL – October 15, 2019 – Consumer Electronics Distributors (C.E.D.), member of the PowerHouse Alliance and premium regional distributor of consumer and specialty electronics for the Chicago metropolitan market and broader Midwest, hosted their annual Fall Ball Technology Summit this month. The event series spanning Illinois, Wisconsin, and Minnesota from October 2 through 8, was attended by over 200 dealers, vendors, and industry affiliates across the three stops.

C.E.D.’s annual event series was supported by over 35 AV, security, networking, and home automation manufacturers including KLH, LG, Samsung, Lutron, TechLogix, Ring, and Hikvision. Attending dealers were given the opportunity to meet with manufacturer reps to demo the latest products and technology and take part in training sessions from vendors including Samsung, LG, and Ring.

“The Fall Ball event with C.E.D. gets better each year. For industry professionals, it’s a technology and networking event not to be missed,” said Etronics of Illinois, Inc., Erich Ulm. “I’m a long-term client and customer because C.E.D.’s customer service and product offering is second to none.”

Dealers also enjoyed delicious local food and a chance to win numerous prizes. Attendees indulged in home cooked tacos in Elk Grove Village, Double B’s BBQ food truck in New Berlin, and Bacon-Me-Crazy food truck in Bloomington. This year’s lucky grand prize winner went home with a Samsung 8K QLED TV.

“The Fall Ball Technology Summit is our way of thanking the C.E.D. team for another successful year and sharing that gratitude with our loyal customers and vendor partners,” said Mike Baginski, C.E.D. Vice President. “The annual three-day event is also the perfect time for dealers to network and learn about the latest and greatest products as we all buckle down and prepare for the busy Q4 selling season.”

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About C.E.D

Consumer Electronics Distributors, Inc. (C.E.D.) was founded in 1992 and has grown into a premium distributor representing the leading consumer electronics lines in the industry. With locations in Northbrook, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, New Berlin, WI and Bloomington, MN, C.E.D. is a trusted resource for today’s consumer electronics specialists. From state-of-the-art automated warehouses to a fleet of trucks, C.E.D. offers knowledgeable staff combined with fast and convenient delivery. Possessing a clear understanding of partner strategies, C.E.D. is experienced in all channels of distribution including fulfillment and retail, with a special focus on custom installation.